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ACS Publications (American Chemical Society)

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The American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications include access to over 40 peer-reviewed journals from ACS. ACS journals are edited by active researchers, who are at the top of their field. They are supported by PhD-level technical editing staff, and teams dedicated to the production and delivery of content on the web.

In addition to journals there are book chapters, conferences, and trade news publications (Chemical & Engineering News).  Search everything at once, or browse a specific title.

You can also sign yourself up to receive "alerts" when new articles are published on your topic.

ACS is the world's largest scientific society with more than 158,000 members. ACS advances knowledge and research through scholarly publishing, scientific conferences, information resources for education and business, and professional development efforts.

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Varies by title.
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Ongoing.
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ACS Publications use the doi system to create a stable link.  Look for the DOI provided.

  • Exampe: DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.5b00168

To create a link that works for Trent users from off campus, add the prefix: http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/

Example: http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acschembio.5b00168

ACM Digital Library

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The ACM Digital Library (DL) is the most comprehensive collection of full-text articles and bibliographic records in existence today covering the fields of computing and information technology. The full-text database includes the complete collection of ACM's publications, including journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, and multimedia titles and currently consists of:  

  • 407,367 Full-text articles
  • 2.0+ Million Pages of full-text articles
  • 18,000+ New full-text articles added each year
  • 44+ High Impact Journals with 2-3 new journals being launched each year
  • 275+ Conference Proceedings Titles added each year
  • 2,000+ Proceedings Volumes
  • 8 Magazines (including the flagship Communications of the ACM, the most heavily cited publication in the field of computing according to Thomson-Reuters)
  • 37 Technical Newsletters from ACM's Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
  • 6,500+ Video files
  • 594 Audio files

In addition to the full-text database, the ACM Digital Library is heavily integrated with and includes unrestricted access to the Guide to Computing Literature bibliography (citation-only).

(from the website)

The e-books on the site are citation-only.  You can see the Table of Contents, but not the full text.  Check TOPCAT to see if we have purchased the book.

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The ACM journals include the full text of all articles.  However, if you extend your search to include the Guide to Computing Literature bibliography, there are citations to articles and book chapters that are not full text through this database.  In order to see if Trent has access to these through other databases, click the DOI (on campus only) or look for a Get It! Trent button (if available).

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1947 - current
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ongoing
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ACM Digital Library uses a DOI for a permanent link.

See our tutorial for DOI.`

ACLS Humanities E-Book

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ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) is an online collection of approximately 4,300 books of high quality in the humanities, accessible through institutional and individual subscription. These titles are offered by the ACLS in collaboration with thirty learned societies, over 100 contributing publishers, and the Michigan Publishing division at the University of Michigan Library. The result is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in the Humanities, recommended and reviewed by scholars. These are works of major importance that remain vital to both scholars and advanced students, and are frequently cited in the literature. (See title list.) The collection features unlimited multi-user access and free, downloadable MARC records. HEB is available 24/7 on- and off-campus through standard web browsers.

HEB adds hundreds of books annually to the collection, including several carefully selected new XML titles that have the potential to use new media to communicate the results of scholarship in new ways. Titles include monographs, collected essays and some primary sources.

To guarantee the scope and quality of this interdisciplinary collection, ACLS collaborates with learned societies and university presses to assist scholars in the electronic publication of high-quality works in the humanities, to explore the intellectual possibilities of new media, and to help assure the continued viability of scholarship in today’s changing publishing environment.

Fields currently covered include Area and Historical Studies in the following: African, American, Asian, Australasian/Oceanian, Byzantine, Canadian, Caribbean, Central European, Comparative/World, Eastern European/Russian, Economic, Environmental, European, Jewish Studies, Latin American, Law, LGBT/Queer Studies, Medicine, Methods/Theory, Middle East, Native Peoples of the Americas, Science/Technology, Women’s Studies. HEB also encompasses the fields of Archaeology, Art and Architectural History, Biblical Studies, Bibliographic Studies, Film and Media Studies, Folklore, Linguistics, Literature, Literary Criticism, Musicology, Performance Studies (theater, music, dance), Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, and Sociology.

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These titles are regularly added to TOPCAT.

Coverage: 
1970s to recent
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ongoing and irregular
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To link directly to an e-book in this database, use the permanent URL listed at the bottom of the page for the book.

  • Example:  http://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.04250.0001.001

Remember to add the proxy prefix for off-campus access: http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=

International Medieval Bibliography (IMB)

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IMB is the leading bibliography of the European Middle Ages (c. 400-1500), with the aim of providing a comprehensive, current bibliography ofarticles in journals and miscellany volumes (conference proceedings,essay collections or Festschriften) worldwide. The "International Medieval Institute", based at the University of Leeds, is responsible for producing the bibliography.

The IMB now compromises [citations to] 330,000 articles, all of which are fully classified by date, subject and location, and provide full bibliogrphical records. Now online, the IMB offers an unparalleled tool for medievalists toidentify the contents of current work published throughout Europe, theAmericas and the Asia-Pacific region.

The discipline areas to which the IMB is relevant include Classics, English Language and Literature, History and Archaeology, Theology and Philosophy, Medieval European Languages and Literatures, Arabic and Islamic Studies, History of Education, Art History, Music, Theatre and Performance Arts, Rhetoric and Communication Studies.

(From the website. See more.)

A print version of this index is available in the Reference stacks at Z 6203 .I6 up to 2004.

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Searching:

Click on "Search and Show Hitlist" (blue box at the bottom of the screen) to see the results of your search. Pressing "Enter" only shows how many results your term will find.

Click on "Wordlist" to browse the index for a particular field. Click on the ? at the bottom of the screen for more search help.

Full Text:

This database does not include the full text of articles, but it links to full text through Get It! Trent. This link may also appear as SFX. Not all items in this database are articles and they may not be available in full text anywhere. Try using ILL (RACER) to order items we don't have.

The links in the records that look like this: IMB link image link to encyclopedia entries that we don't subscribe to.

Limited Access

The library's license allows for one simultaneous user. If you attempt to login and get a message indicating that 'the maximum amount of simultaneous users allowed by your subscription type has been reached' you will need to try again later.

Coverage: 
1967-Current.
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Quarterly.
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There is no full text in the database to link to.

An IMB reference number is displayed with each record and this number can be searched as a keyword to return to that record.

Academic Search Elite

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Academic Search Elite provides full text for more than 2,000 journals, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all 3,484 journals in the collection.

This database offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies and more. Examples of titles offered in Academic Search Elite include: American Historical Review, American Journal of Political Science, American Libraries, American Sociologist, British Journal of Psychology, British Journal of Sociology, Central European History, Contemporary Literature, Early American Literature, Journal of Social Psychology, Library Journal, Social Forces, Sociological Review, Theological Studies, Women's Studies, etc.

In addition to journal coverage, Academic Search Elite provides full text information from a variety of source-types such as scholarly monographs. The majority of full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1985. (from the website)

Academic Search Elite is a database from EBSCO publishers. See more information on the EBSCO site.

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Mobile Access

Coverage: 
1985-current
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Daily
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In Academic Search Elite, click on "Permalink" from the right-side menu to get the stable url for an item.

  • Example:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=afh&AN=23975219&site=ehost-live

To ensure off-campus access, include the proxy prefix:  http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=

Institute of Physics

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Online access to 50 journals published by the Institute of Physics.  The journals can be searched as a group or browsed individually. 

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These journals are also available from the Scholars Portal Journals site.

Purchased through CRKN.

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Varies depending on the journal. Historic Archive package provides access from 1874 onward.
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Frequency Ongoing.
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  A stable url (or persistent link) is a link that connects a user to a particular item in a database or on the web.

IoP uses a DOI as a permanent link.  Copy the link at the top of the full record.  If you are already logged in through the Proxy Server, the proxy will be included in the url; if not, add it.

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DOI provided if you're already proxied:
http://dx.doi.org.cat1.lib.trentu.ca:8080/10.1088/0953-2048/27/3/035004

DOI provided if you're not already proxied:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-2048/27/3/035004 (only works on campus)

Proxy added:
http://web2.trentu.ca:2048/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-2048/27/3/035004

Academic OneFile

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Academic OneFile provides peer-reviewed, full-text articles and citations to articles, from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily. (from the website)

This is a database that is general and covers almost any topic. Some full text is included and a link to getit! Trent links to full text available elsewhere.

For help with searching options, click on "Help" within the database. You can re-use or edit searches by clicking on "Previous Searches".

See a list of publications covered.

Coverage: 
1980 - current
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Daily
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To link to a particular article, go to the full citation and click on "Show Details". Click on "Bookmark this article" and copy the URL provided. Since this database also contains links to Get It! Trent you can use the "Save Citation" data to create a link to the article.

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